Golden Axe, Street Fighter 2 Announced For Sega Genesis Mini Console

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The arrival of the new Sega Genesis Mini console is just about 4 months away and 10 more of the 40 games have been announced that will be pre-loaded with the system. Just in time for it’s 30th anniversary, the arcade favorite Golden Axe is on the list as well as the beat-em-up classic Street Fighter 2: Special Champion Edition. The Sonic-infused pinball game Sonic Spinball, Ghouls ‘n Ghosts, and the rare compilation trilogy Mega Man: The Wily Wars are also welcomed additions to the console. Check out the complete list below:

  • Mega Man: The Wily Wars
  • Street Fighter 2: Special Champion Edition
  • Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  • Beyond Oasis
  • Golden Axe
  • Phantasy Star 4: The End of the Millennium
  • Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball
  • Vectorman
  • Wonder Boy in Monster World

And here are the 20 games previously announced:

  • Earthworm Jim
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  • World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Thunder Force 3
  • Super Fantasy Zone
  • Shinobi 3: Return of the Ninja Master
  • Landstalker
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Ecco the Dolphin
  • Castlevania: Bloodlines
  • Space Harrier 2
  • Shining Force
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • ToeJam & Earl
  • Comix Zone
  • Altered Beast
  • Gunstar Heroes

The Sega Genesis Mini console will be released on Sept. 19 with a $79.99 price tag. Two 3-button controllers will be included with the option of purchasing a 6-button controller for use with Street Fighter 2, Beyond Oasis, and Comix Zone.

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'80s kid and '90s grad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my website. I collect vinyl, comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.